GREEN BAY (2-0) at NEW ORLEANS (1-1)
Sunday, 8:20 p.m. ET, NBC
OPENING LINE — Saints by 6 1/2
RECORD VS. SPREAD -- Packers 2-0; Saints 1-1
SERIES RECORD — Packers lead 16-9
LAST MEETING — Saints beat Packers 26-17, Oct. 22, 2017 at Green Bay
LAST WEEK — Packers beat Lions 42-21; Saints lost to Raiders 34-24
AP PRO32 RANKING -- Packers No. 4, Saints No. 10
PACKERS OFFENSE — OVERALL (1), RUSH (1), PASS (5).
PACKERS Defence — OVERALL (10), RUSH (13), PASS (13).
SAINTS OFFENSE — OVERALL (21), RUSH (25), PASS (14).
SAINTS Defence — OVERALL (8), RUSH (8), PASS (16).
STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — The Packers haven’t beaten the Saints in New Orleans since 1995 but have played the Saints on the road only three times since then (2002, 2008, 2014). ... Packers' last win in Superdome came vs. Patriots in Super Bowl on Jan. 26, 1997. … Green Bay went 3-1 in prime-time road games last season. … The Packers and 1991 Buffalo Bills are only NFL teams to total at least 85 points and 1,000 yards through the first two games of season. … Packers lead the NFL in yards per game (505), yards per play (7.11), yards rushing per game (208.5), yards per carry (6.22), time of possession (38:01) and points per game (42.5). … Packers are first team since 2008 Falcons to rush for 400-plus yards and average at least 6 yards per carry through their first two games. ... Packers QB Aaron Rodgers has six TD passes and no INTs this season. ... RB Aaron Jones had a career-high 236 scrimmage yards and three TDs last week, including 168 yards and two TDs rushing. ... Edge rusher Za’Darius Smith had one sack last week and has a sack in both games. ... Saints WR Michael Thomas did not play last week with an ankle injury and availability for Week 3 is in doubt. ... QB Drew Brees passed for 312 yards and a TD with one INT vs. Raiders in Week 2. ... Brees is completing 64.7% of passes through two games. He completed 74.3% last season, second only to his NFL record 74.4% in 2018. ... RB Alvin Kamara had 174 scrimmage yards, including nine catches for 95 yards, and two TDs rushing in Week 2. ... Kamara has eight games with at least 50 yards rushing and 50 yards receiving since 2017, tied for second most in the NFL. ... The New Orleans defence has not allowed a 100-yard rusher in 45 games. ... WR Tre’Quan Smith had five catches for 86 yards last week. ... DE Trey Hendrickson had one sack and two tackles for loss last week. He has a sack in each of the first two games. ... Saints TE Jared Cook played for Green Bay in 2016. He had 30 catches for 377 yards and a TD with Packers. ... DT David Onyemata had one sack last week. ... Saints will a second home game without fans in the Superdome this season because of coronavirus pandemic. ... Fantasy tip: Rodgers has passed for at least 300 yards in each of his last three games against the Saints and could be tempted to throw a lot this week after the way the New Orleans secondary struggled in Las Vegas in Week 2.
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